The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 15 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 62 54 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.37% 5.57% 8.69%
As % of the General category 22.63% 12.59% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 32
Median daily rate £275 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £640 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+181.25% +23.45%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
274 429 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.39% 44.27% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 210 202
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £487 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Median hourly rate £10.24 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.30 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £15.70 £15.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Retail.

1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 28 (23.33%) Banking
3 27 (22.50%) E-Commerce
4 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (18.33%) Project Management
5 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
6 17 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (12.50%) Java
9 14 (11.67%) SQL
9 14 (11.67%) Oracle
9 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (11.67%) SLA
10 13 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.83%) Business Analysis
11 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (9.17%) ITIL
11 11 (9.17%) Unix
11 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (8.33%) DevOps
12 10 (8.33%) Mainframe
12 10 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 10 (8.33%) Automotive
12 10 (8.33%) Windows
12 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 10 (8.33%) B2C
12 10 (8.33%) Retail Banking
13 9 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (7.50%) Degree
13 9 (7.50%) Python

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.50%) Confluence
1 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.50%) SAS
1 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
2 9 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Firewall
1 3 (2.50%) LDAP
1 3 (2.50%) Network Security
1 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) BGP
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) MPLS
2 1 (0.83%) Multicast
2 1 (0.83%) OSPF
2 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.50%) SAP BI
4 3 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.67%) Power BI
5 2 (1.67%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) JIRA
2 5 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (2.50%) ERwin
4 3 (2.50%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.50%) Selenium
4 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.83%) Ant
5 1 (0.83%) Hudson
5 1 (0.83%) Maven
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 28 (23.33%) Banking
3 10 (8.33%) Automotive
3 10 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.83%) German Language
4 7 (5.83%) Marketing
5 4 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (23.33%) Project Manager
2 24 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (9.17%) Architect
3 11 (9.17%) Business Analyst
3 11 (9.17%) Digital Project Manager
4 10 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 10 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 10 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 10 (8.33%) Software Manager
5 9 (7.50%) Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
6 8 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.00%) Data Modeller
8 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Senior IT Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (4.17%) REST
3 4 (3.33%) Node.js
3 4 (3.33%) Spring
4 3 (2.50%) J2EE
4 3 (2.50%) JMS
4 3 (2.50%) jQuery
4 3 (2.50%) React
4 3 (2.50%) SOAP
4 3 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.50%) XML
5 2 (1.67%) .NET
5 2 (1.67%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.67%) HTML
5 2 (1.67%) JSON
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.83%) CSS
6 1 (0.83%) JSP
6 1 (0.83%) Struts
6 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.17%) Credit Risk
4 5 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.33%) IVR
6 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.50%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) EPoS
8 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Unix
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 5 (4.17%) MVS
3 5 (4.17%) Windows NT
4 3 (2.50%) Linux
5 2 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) E-Commerce
2 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.33%) Project Management
4 17 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (10.83%) Business Analysis
6 13 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (9.17%) ITIL
8 10 (8.33%) B2C
8 10 (8.33%) DevOps
9 8 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 8 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.67%) Scrum
9 8 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (5.83%) Campaign Management
10 7 (5.83%) Software Delivery
10 7 (5.83%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.00%) ERP
11 6 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) Java
2 14 (11.67%) SQL
3 9 (7.50%) Python
4 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.67%) C
5 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.83%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.50%) ISEB
4 3 (2.50%) MCP
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.50%) PMP
5 2 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) Docker
2 3 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) CA Wily
1 5 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.67%) Oracle
3 8 (6.67%) SAP
4 5 (4.17%) Avaya
4 5 (4.17%) IBM
4 5 (4.17%) Remedy
4 5 (4.17%) Temenos
5 4 (3.33%) HP
6 3 (2.50%) Genesys
6 3 (2.50%) KANA
7 2 (1.67%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) Huawei
8 1 (0.83%) Juniper